Les constructeurs avec arbre
Artwork: Les constructeurs avec arbre
Size: 108.2 x 138.2 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1949
Marks: Signed 'F. LEGER' (lower right); Signed again and dated and titled 'F LEGER. 49 Constructeurs avec ARBRE' and signed and dated again and inscribed 'F LEGER 50 LES CONSTRUCTEURS, ETUDE, FRAGMENT D'EN HAUT avec arbre' (on the reverse)
Category: Paintings
Artwork details : 1949-1950
Provenance: Nadia Leger, Paris; Galerie Louise Leiris (Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler), Paris (by 1962; Nathan Cummings, New York (by 1970); sale, Sotheby's, New York, 15 May 1984, lot 81; Joel Friedland, Miami; Sara Lee Corporation, Chicago (1987); Stephen A. Wynn, Las Vegas (by 1998); Gagosian Gallery, New York; Acquired from the above by the previous owner
Exhibition history: The Art Institute of Chicago, Major Works from the Collection of Nathan Cummings, October - December 1973, no. 59, p. 68 (illustrated; dated '1951'); Winston-Salem, Reynolda House Museum of American Art, An Impressionist Legacy: The Collection of the Sara Lee Corporation, September - December 1990; this exhibition later travelled to Memphis, Dixon Gallery and Gardens, January - March 1991

Christie's New York

Date: 2015-11-09
Lot Number: 27